Unknown gunmen have abducted a former member of the Bauchi State House of Assembly, Abdulmumuni Ningi on Thursday night.
The Bauchi State Police Command confirmed the abduction of the former lawmaker, who represented Ningi Constituency in the last Assembly.
The Bauchi Police Public Relations Officer, Ahmed Wakil, told The PUNCH on the telephone on Friday morning that the victim was kidnapped within Bauchi metropolis.
Wakil stated, “Yes, it is true. A former member of the Bauchi State House of Assembly who represented Ningi Constituency was kidnapped on Thursday at about 8 pm within Bauchi metropolis.
“According to the information we received, he was trailed by his abductors who were four in number in a gold coloured car.
“They trailed him to his house around the BSADP (Bauchi State Agricultural Development Programme) area at Isa Yuguda Guest House within the metropolis.”
He said that the gunmen captured their victim and drove him away with their car.
He added, “As of this morning (Friday), they have not called yet. Our intelligence men are working hard to get to the root of the situation and rescue him safely.”
The spokesman cautioned residents to be more vigilant, and take note of vehicles and motorcycles that may be trailing them.
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